Communication Assistant – Digital, (G5), Kampala, Uganda, #00111545 (Temporary Appointment)
Job Number: 526620 | Vacancy Link
Locations: Africa: Uganda
Work Type : Temporary Appointment
UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.
Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.
And we never give up.
For every child, A new Idea
Uganda is one of the over 190 countries and territories around the world where we work to overcome the obstacles that poverty, violence, disease, and discrimination place in a child’s path. Together with the Government of Uganda and partners we work towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals, the objectives of the Uganda National Development Plan, and the planned outcomes of the United Nations Development Assistance Framework.
How can you make a difference?
Under the close supervision and guidance of the Communication Specialist, the Communication Assistant will support all graphic design work for online/digital content and assist in the the production of social media assets for digital dissemination for all UNICEF programme work including major humanitarian emergencies, campaigns and any other in-house requests.
Through the production of compelling content, the Communication Associate will contribute to the engagement of individuals by reaching them through the channels they prefer.
In addition, the Communication Assistant will support with technical, administrative and operational to plan, execute, monitor and report on all social media assets produced and disseminated via all UNICEF Uganda digital platforms.
Summary of key functions/accountabilities:
Facilitate production of graphic designs, visual and audio concepts and materials
Support the production of social media assets for digital communication
Contribute to driving audience focused engagement
Provide administrative support to the planning, execution, monitoring and reporting of the UNICEF Uganda communication strategy and social media and graphic assets produced
Support the management of UNICEF Uganda digital platforms
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
Completion of secondary education, preferably supplemented by technical or university courses related in graphic designing, illustrations, mass communication, journalism, digital communication, multimedia communication and related field.
A minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible digital communication production work experience is required with experience working in various media formats: online, audio, video, photography and graphics and managing active digital and social media sites.
Practical professional work experience in graphic design and digital publishing
Demonstrated knowledge of the latest digital production and editing software (especially for video editing, photo editing and graphic design),
Creative skills in the following industry tools (Avid Media Composer, Lightworks, Premiere, After Effects, Final Cut Pro, Pro Tools, Photoshop) to be able to produce a wide range of compelling social media content
Practical professional work experience in interactive digital and social media.
Experience in digitizing and video streaming and creating graphics for the web and other multimedia services.
Basic video production and editing.
Fluency in English is required (reading/writing/speaking).
For every Child, you demonstrate…
UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
The competencies required for this post are Analyzing, Learning and Researching, Planning and organizing and Following Instructions and Procedures.
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
Closing Date Mon Oct 14 2019 21:55:00 GMT+0100 (Afr. centrale Ouest)